Bachelor of Environmental Science

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The Bachelor of Environmental Science degree programs received Accreditation by the Canadian Environmental Accreditation Commission in May 2011.  Accreditation means that the stringent academic requirements that ensure that all aspects of environmental knowledge and practice are fully integrated into the offerings of our degree programs have been met.  the University of Manitoba's Environmental Science program is now one of only 8 Canadian University programs that have attained this measure of success.  Accreditations important because it clearly demonstrates to students, parents, educators, and industry that the University has made the commitment to meet and am,maintain their Environmental science offerings at the level of recognized National standards.  Benefits of Accreditation include:

  • Facilitates school-to-work transitions for graduates
  • Provides a framework for continually improving the quality and efficiency of environmental programs
  • Increases cooperation, articulation, and resulting economies in the development new environmental programs 
  • Offers on objective measure of a program so that employers can select future employees on the basis of specific requirements
  • Enables graduates to receive Certification as an Environmental professional more quickly than from non-accreditated Universities

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science is accredited to the National Standard of Environmental Programs in Canada by ECO Canada.  Proudly it holds the years of accreditation from May 2011 - May 2016.

CEAC Report

Accreditation Brochure

ECO CANADA


Degrees Offered

B.Env.Sc.
Minimum time to graduation: Three years (University 1, plus two years).
This degree is also called the "General" program. There is no time  limit to complete the degree.

B.Env.Sc. - Major
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree.

B.Env.Sc. - Major Co-op
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree. Participation in the Co-op
Option may extend the degree by an additional term(S).

B.Env.Sc. - Honours
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree.

B.Env.Sc. - Honours Co-op
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree. Participation in the Co-op
Option may extend the degree by an additional term(S). Courses.


Please visit the Academic Calendar for detailed program information:
Bachelor of Environmental Science Program Chart


Contact Information

For any additional information please contact a Student Advisor in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources . Student Advisors are located in the Dean's office, 440 Wallace Building.
All students are advised to examine their interests and future goals carefully to make appropriate program choices. 


 

Co-operative Education Option

What is Coop?

Co-operative education is a structured educational program whereby students spend alternating periods in university and employment. The Cooperative Education Option is available to students registered in either the Major or Honours degree programs in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, or Physical Geography.

Why do Coop?

  • Acquire theoretical knowledge and practical work experience.
  • Focus your education, and select areas of specialization for choosing senior courses and selecting a Focus Area.
  • Improve your professional development by engaging in networking opportunities, and participating in conferences and workshops.
  • Develop mentoring relationships with employers.
  • Explore many career options without a long-term commitment.
  • Help finance your education through relevant work experience.
  • Create an impressive resume that sets you apart from other students.
  • Develop workplace skills that provide you hands-on experience with the latest tools and equipment

Please contact the coordinator for more information on enrolling in the program:

Leslie Goodman, Coordinator
Cooperative Education Option       
440 Wallace Bldg.
Phone: (204) 474-7252
FAX: (204) 275-314

Jodena Baertsoen, Assistant
Cooperative Education Option
440 Wallace Bldg.
Phone: (204) 474-6225
FAX: (204) 275-3147